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B-24 Liberator



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron


  • Harold Braun

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Master Sergeant.

  • Cyril Christian

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Paul Crantz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Garrett

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Paul Jones

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Antonio Martinez

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • William McElfresh

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Morrow

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Albert Pogue

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group

  • Walter Rothenbach

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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  • 524

    6 August 1944

  • 562

    18 August 1944
    We led the Wing to France to bomb a fuel dump. Made 3 runs on the target. We hit it on the third run. Major Harmon flew Pilot; 12000 feet altitude.

  • 590

    30 August 1944
    End of Operation Overlord.

  • 667

    6 October 1944

  • 669

    7 October 1944


  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Event Location Date
First 466th BG Mission 50220 Pontaubault, France 6 June 1944
Shot Down 2230 Ramsel, Belgium 7 October 1944

Shot down with the William R. Garrett Crew- Crew #544


Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 19:37:04 466thHistorian Changes to events

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2014 01:00:28 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations

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